Pricing for music streaming services in South Africa has been relatively flat for years. That’s starting to change.
MTN Group plans to buy music streaming provider Simfy, according to a report.
Google has launched Google Play Music Concierge in 20 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, including South Africa, the Internet giant said on Wednesday. The service allows Play Music subscribers to select
Songstress Taylor Swift, 25, and U2 frontman Bono, 54, have very different views of the streaming music phenomenon that is upending the music industry’s business model. Late last year, Swift pulled her songs
Afrihost is likely to end its popular double data promotion for fixed and mobile broadband, but has decided to launch a new subscription service called Afrihost Plus+ that will give its users access to streaming music and guaranteed access to double data. At the same time, the company, which recently sold
MTN and Simfy Africa have signed a deal to offer the streaming music service’s product to the mobile operator’s customers at a discount. MTN will offer the streaming service to its customers for R49/month. “All customers will have the opportunity to try the full service, and enjoy all of
It appears that one of world’s most popular music subscription services, Spotify, is getting ready to launch in South Africa, and possibly other markets in Africa, in the coming months. The Swedish company has appointed Oscar Sehlberg Westergård to head up the region and sources say the firm, which already offers its services in 56 countries, is
There are a number of ways how you can use 1GB of free data these days — that’s what Vodacom is giving each of its 33m customers in South Africa on Sunday (for one day only). The Internet is full of exciting things to watch, download or even just update. What you
About a year ago, after a lengthy and tiresome setup process, I became a paying subscriber to Spotify, the world’s biggest music streaming service which has still not been launched in South Africa. It was immediately apparent to me that streaming was going to change the way we listen to music, and was here
Just as the music industry was getting used to the idea of another shift in formats – from compact discs as the distribution mechanism to digital downloads over the Internet – another huge change in the way people listen to music looks set to shake the business to its foundations. A decade after Steve Jobs